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Surviving a Bowl Game with Children


Provide lots of extra activities to keep them occupied and their minds off Christmas!

Be sure to travel to a warmer climate with NO SNOW so as to distract the children from knowing what time of year and season it is.




Be sure to be dressed in appropriate team colors and cheering for the winning team is certainly a bonus.  It is also a good idea to bring a father-in-law to assist with bathroom trips during the game!
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Mommy Kennedy said…
Just passing through from SITS! Your children are beautiful!
Mommy Bear said…
Adorable pictures! Looks like fun.
Tara said…
Looks like y'all had a great time and even got a win out of it. I'm hoping for a better bowl next year and a WIN! Congrats to y'all!
*~Petra~* said…
Yay! How fun. We did SeaWorld and other parts of San Diego this summer and it was a blast. I love to see your kids all in their gear supporting their dad. So sweet.

I HAVE thought about doing a community but am unsure I have the extra time to give it. I already feel like I spend way too much time on the computer with blogging and face book. :( I will have to chat with you about it and see how you manage it all. :)
Unknown said…
How fun. The close ups of the kids are darling. I'd say the Mountain West is doing themselves proud in their bowl games. I hope TCU continues the trend. BCS...LOOK OUT!
Unknown said…
So cute! I need to come by and see you!
Joni said…
So cute pictures. Looks like you all had a fun vacation.
Chasity said…
Your children are gorgeous! Looks like you guys had a great time. Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier!
Bri said…
Hi Brandie..thanks for the Twitter follow. Your children are gorgeous! Looking forward to being a regular reader of yours. Happy New Year to you!
Brianne said…
Wondering how it was flying with all them? I hate to fly and panic when I am with my 2 kids!

Warm weather is a definitely plus during the cold winter. Last year we did a trip to Florida for the new year and it was refreshing!!

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